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​​​Marjorie is experienced in managing survey research and interpreting poll findings for a general audience.

​​​Marjorie is a senior fellow with The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. She spent more than 30 years at The New York Times, working in its News Survey department. Her final position there was editor of the department, in charge of the coverage and use of public opinion research for the national and international editions of The New York Times and

She specialized in analysis of Election Day exit polls, surveys of the New York metropolitan area and international polls. She managed the surveys of special populations including people displaced by Hurricane Katrina, family members of 9/11 victims, teenagers, business executives and baseball players. 

Marjorie was a member of the executive council of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) in 2011–2013 and 2021–2023. She served as president of the New York Chapter of AAPOR in 2010–2011.
Marjorie received the NY-AAPOR Harry W. O’Neill Outstanding Achievement Award in June 2022 and its Distinguished Service Award in June 2013. She was also the recipient of New York Times Publisher Awards for a trio of polls before the 2004 Republican National Convention in September 2004 and the biennial Portrait of the Electorate in December 1998. 



New York University

Honors & Awards

Harry W. O’Neill Outstanding Achievement Award | 2022


Distinguished Service Award | 2013


Project Contributions

AP VoteCast

More inclusive and accurate polling of the dynamics behind America’s elections


The Associated Press